Socio-Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Officer Job Placement – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Organisation: The
AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2018-HR/1
REF: TS/HR/PMCD 01
Reports to: Community
TB Technical Advisor Safari
About Us:
The AIDS Support Organization
(TASO Uganda) is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV
infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons,
families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.
Job Summary: The Socio-Behavioural
Change Communication (SBCC) Technical Officer will facilitate the Social
Behavioural Change Communication (SBCC) activities at community level as well
as the mass media activities. She/he will work hand in hand with Communications
for Healthy Communities (CHC) activity to design relevant messages to targeted
communities as well as Drug-Sensitive and Drug-Resistant TB patients. He will
ensure availability of IEC materials and coordinate the capacity building of
DOT providers and other volunteers engaged in community sensitization.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;
    Mass Communication, Commerce (Marketing), Business Administration, Public
    Health, Behavioural Science, Health Promotion or a related field.
    Possession of Post Graduate training in health communication will be an added
    advantage.
  • Certificate
    in HIV/AIDS Counselling
  • Certificate
    in Counselling for ART
  • Five
    or more years’ experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship
    of HCWs in TB/HIV prevention and community linkages within MoH structures
    and systems in USAID projects.
  • Extensive
    knowledge and experience in community mobilization for TB and HIV/AIDS
    prevention and management.
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work
    effectively in a team.
  • Excellent
    writing and oral presentation skills
  • Knowledge
    of USG programming policies and regulations, MoH and district procedures
    and practices.
  • Specialized
    knowledge and experience in Community Health and stakeholder engagement
    skills and attributes.
  • Demonstrated
    experience designing, implementing and evaluating Social Behaviour change
    communication interventions for TB and HIV/AIDS
  • Other
    Qualities/Attributes
    :
    Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality and Openness, Team player,
    Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Empathy.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes, copies of certified
academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (two of which should be
professional / previous employer) including their telephone and email contacts
at the online link below.
NB: The attachments should all
be in one folder
Deadline: 22nd January 2018 by 11:59 pm

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